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Re: DEET and alternatives (was How would you clean up this file?

Subject: Re: DEET and alternatives (was How would you clean up this file?
From: "Debbi B" dgbrusco
Date: Sun Jul 2, 2006 10:15 am (PDT)
I don't know how well they work, but there are now articles of
clothing that have insect repellent (DEET) in them (lasts for so many

At 08:33 AM 7/2/2006, you wrote:
>At 1:23 PM +0200 7/2/06, Anton Woldhek wrote:
> >  I plan on using Deet, what kind of
> >contact between deet and my equipment should I be concerened about? Skin
> >that has been rubed with deet for example? Sweet mixed with deet getting=
> >my 722 buttons?
>Yes it spreads with sweat. Try a dab on some junk plastic and you'll
>see.  I don't take any chances with that stuff.
>I too prefer loose fitting cotton pants and cotton long sleeve shirt
>with a cheap mosquito net that goes over my whole head wearing a
>brimmed hat.  When they are swarming really bad, I put latex gloves
>on my hands (a tip from Greg Rademacher).  Then _maybe_ a little non
>DEET spray on my shirt sleeves, back and socks, if I have plenty of
>clothing changes. Tuck your pants inside your socks for the crawling
>I wear cotton gloves while I hike in the summer. My skin is very
>sensitive to all kinds of plants and I find that this dramatically
>reduces exposure.
>There are more tips under "moisture" and "humidity" in the archives
>than all of us could re-type in a week.
> >
> >Cheers
> >Anton
> >Ps Im going to the delhi, jaipur, agra area. I will be there during the
> >rainy season, any tips regarding that and my equipment would be highly
> >appreciated.
> >And also any locations not to be missed would be welcome. Thanks!
> >
> >
>Rob Danielson
>Peck School of the Arts
>University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
>"Microphones are not ears,
>Loudspeakers are not birds,
>A listening room is not nature."
>Klas Strandberg
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